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This Little Known Natural Oasis Is Hiding In Kentucky… And You’re Going To Love It

The sights and sounds of the Bluegrass State are vast, especially when it comes to history and nature. Some fantastic spots even combine Mother Nature’s beauty with history. We are blessed with spots like Cumberland Falls, Red River Gorge, Natural Arch State Park, all of which get an abundance of tourism – local and otherwise. However, an equally amazing, but often less talked about destination is the beautiful, and unique Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. It could easily be considered a natural oasis in Kentucky.

There is so much beauty in the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. It is truly a natural oasis in Kentucky. The area makes it easy to relax and get in touch with the beauty of our state. You can find links to the different areas and historic spots in the park here, to help plan your trip. Have you ever been to Cumberland Gap? What was your favorite part?

Jenn Shockley
I am somewhat a cliche'. I grew up running around barefoot on a farm in Kentucky. I love writing, art, sunshine, all animals and my incredibly patient husband, who tolerates my "crazy animal lady" side.